If you work full time, you can enroll in and pay for Short Term Disability insurance which providers partial salary replacement if you can't work due to your own disabling injury/illness.

This salary replacement (~60%) begin when you have an approved claim after a 30-day waiting period from your "date of disability" and may continue for a up to a maximum of 9 weeks.

You must apply within 31 days of your hire or newly eligible date to be guaranteed this 30 day waiting period.  If you apply after this 31 days, you'll have a 60-day waiting period for illnesses/pregnancy during the first year of coverage.

You may enroll or end at any time using the Workday Benefits worklet.

Current Plan Documents

Optional Short Term Disability Policy 2019 (128.28 KB)

Provided through the Standard Insurance beginning 1/1/19